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Satsuma Gosu Blue

A term that is used frequently regarding Satsuma or Japanese pottery and ceramics is "Gosu Blue".

Gosu Blue refers to the use of certain natural minerals and elements such as Cobalt or Asbolite to be used as the base for an under glaze or over glaze of the piece of pottery. Satsuma Pottery that has been decorated using the Gosu Blue techniques has a certain bluish hue to the images that are hand painted onto the surface of the pottery.

If Gosu Blue is used as an over glaze, the images become brighter and more vivid.

Gosu Blue Satsuma Pottery is possibly the most popular type to own and therefore commands a higher price than other types of Japanese ceramics. Pottery that was produced using this method was seldom made and was made during the mid 19th century in Kyoto, Japan.

Antique Japanese Satsuma Gosu Blue Signed Dragon Vase 12 Inches Height
Antique Japanese Satsuma Gosu Blue Signed Dragon Vase 12 Inches Height
$2,999.00
19th C Japanese Imperial Satsuma Gosu Blue Signed Lidden Censor 3 1 2 Inches
19th C Japanese Imperial Satsuma Gosu Blue Signed Lidden Censor 3 1 2 Inches
$499.00
Edo 19C Imperial Satsuma Gosu Blue Vase Museum Quality 14 Inches Tall
Edo 19C Imperial Satsuma Gosu Blue Vase Museum Quality 14 Inches Tall
$4,999.00
Japanese Satsuma Gosu Blue Double Gourd Vase Gold Gilt Dragons
Japanese Satsuma Gosu Blue Double Gourd Vase Gold Gilt Dragons
$1,295.00
Beautiful Rare Japanese Meiji Period 19th C Satsuma Gosu Blue Cobalt Vase
Beautiful Rare Japanese Meiji Period 19th C Satsuma Gosu Blue Cobalt Vase
$45.00
Japanese Edo Gosu Blue Satsuma Cylinder Pot On Four Legs
Japanese Edo Gosu Blue Satsuma Cylinder Pot On Four Legs
$349.00
Antique Japanese Satsuma Miniature Vase Gosu Blue Gold Mark
Antique Japanese Satsuma Miniature Vase Gosu Blue Gold Mark
$225.00
Japanese Edo Gosu blue Satsuma Vase with Handles Beasts Signed
Japanese Edo Gosu blue Satsuma Vase with Handles Beasts Signed
$999.00
Antique Japanese Satsuma Gosu Blue Signed Ewer 13 1 4 Inches in Height
Antique Japanese Satsuma Gosu Blue Signed Ewer 13 1 4 Inches in Height
$1,499.00

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